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The ‘A’ Word

I do not for a minute think he ever believed that Israel was or will be an Apartheid state. He simply misspoke.

Why Are Women Required to Recite the Haggadah?

Women must eat Matzah on Pesach too but that is also a time bound positive commandment.

No Child Left Behind: A Jewish Value

Students most in danger of going OTD are those with damaged egos from teacher inattentiveness.

Achdus and Blessing

I see less unity between religious factions than between religious Jews and secular Jews

Religious Divorce: Where Does Justice Lie?

There is never an excuse to withhold a Get from a woman. NEVER!

Taken to the Charedi Woodshed

So much for honest disagreement in the Charedi world.

So…What’s So Good about Charedim?

Just because I have a Hashkafa that differs from them, that does not mean I do not respect them.

Rhetoric that Makes their Views Difficult to Respect

I could not believe what I was reading. It made me angry!

How Low Can MK Gafni Sink?!

He is willing to destroy other Torah institutions – NOT to save his own – but as an act of revenge?!

‘What If I Don’t Want to be Gay?’

For the record, all those who try and interpret this act out of its Issur-prohibition are mindboggelingly foolish, in my view.

The End of the Charedi World as We Know it?

One would think that finally, at long last, a long standing inequity will be eliminated.

Orthodoxy and Physical Contact between the Sexes

Halacha forbids physical contact between the sexes.

Walking a Mile in Someone Else’s Shoes

Of course the young men in Yeshivos get the same kind of Mussar, but they hardly have any time to act on it.

Will Modern Orthodoxy Survive?

Yes, Modern Orthodoxy is losing some of its youth to secularism.

Shas HaShmad or Kiddush HaShem?

How well do Charedim do in the army? How well do they adjust?

You Must Know What You Don’t Know

There was a time when Gedolei Torah knew what they knew and knew what they didn’t know.

Jonathan Rosenblum on Abuse

Prosecution of predators is a crucial component in the therapeutic treatment of their victims.

Charedi Suicide Squads

I understand their angst. These are funds they have relied upon for decades in order to subsist.

Limmud – Yes or No?

Is it worth taking the chance that ‘some of our own’ may leave the fold in order to gain those who may come into the fold?

Dissenting View from Haredi Insider

"I experienced first-hand many of the disastrous results of Yeshivish social-engineering."

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